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India’s Most Affordable Electric Car Launched by Tata

The price tag makes it the most affordable electric car in India with over 250 km range.

by Aishwarya Saxena

Indian automaker, Tata Motors has rolled out Tata Tiago EV in India at an introductory price of Rs 8.49 lakh (ex-showroom) for the first 10,000 customers.

Tata Tiago EVThe price tag makes it the most affordable electric car in India with over 250 km range.

Furthermore, with this launch, the automaker has one electric car model each in SUV, sedan, and hatchback segments.

This launch has also made the Tata Tiago one of the few cars that come with multiple powertrain options like ICE engine, CNG, and now electric as well. Among the first 10,000 customers, 2,000 are reserved for exiting Tata customers.

The Tata Tiago EV will resemble its ICE counterpart in terms of design, like with other Tata Motors electric vehicles, but there are also be some notable design variations. Along either side of the closed front grille are projector headlights.

The tri-arrow motif on the grille is painted Teal Blue with a glossy black finish. The left headlight will also have an “EV” badge on it. The Tiago EV will use 14-inch steel wheels on the sides to reduce expenses.

In terms of powertrain, the Tata Tiago EV gets two battery pack options powering the EV. It gets a battery pack of 24 kWh with an MIDC range of 315 km.

There is also a smaller battery pack with 19.2 kWh providing a range of 250 km. Moreover, the hatchback gets four charging options. It can be charged using a 15 A socket at home, a 3.3 kW AC charger, 7.2 kW AC home charger, and DC Fast charger as well.

The hatchback has a power output of 55kW and a peak torque of 114 Nm. This results in acceleration from 0-100 kmph in 5.7 seconds. There are also drive modes and Regen modes for added battery range.

Inside the cabin, Teal blue accents have also been used within the cabin in place of the chrome-finished trim pieces. To give the EV appeal inside as well, a tri-arrow design for the upholstery might also be used in the Teal Blue colour.

The dual-tone theme for the interior, like the Tigor EV, will remain as is. The Tiago EV features a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system, along with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, an 8-speaker Harman infotainment system, and other connected car technologies.

For safety, the car gets technology like Hill Ascent/Decent assist, iTPMS, and others.

Moreover, the EV hatchback will be available in multiple colour options like Teal Blue, Daytone Grey, Pristine White and others.

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